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Washington, DC Hostages #250831

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 11, 1977
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(Studio) Washington, DC siege lasted nearly 2 days.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Siege ends after negotiations of Washington, DC officials and Khaalis, with aid of ambs. from Egypt, Pakistan and Iran, who, appealed to Khaalis with readings from Koran. [Pakistan ambassador Sahabzada YAQUB-KHAN - says readings had effect on Khaalis.] Reaction of families and freed hostages cited. [MAN - thanks Washington, DC official for getting wife out.] Conditions at B'nai B'rith and District Building noted. Comments of President Carter with regard to work of officials cited.
REPORTER: Barry Serafin

(Studio) Secretary of State Vance's remarks with regard to aid of 3 ambs. cited. Conditions of some persons wounded in take-over described. Theaters in New York City and Los Angeles, California, to resume showing film, "Mohammad, Messenger of God", on Saturday
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Serafin, Barry

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